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Types & Applications of Internal Combustion Engines (I.C Engines)

Types and Applications of I.C Engines with practical example are given bellow

  • Based on cycle of operation:

1.Two stroke engines

2-stroke-engine

2.Four stroke engines

4-stroke-engine

  • Based on Cycle of combustion

1.Otto cycle engine

2.Diesel cycle engine

3.Dual combustion engine



  • Based on arrangement of cylinders

1.Horizontal engine

2.Vertical engine

3.V-type engine

v-type-engine

4.Radial engine

radial-type-engine

  • Based on type of Ignition usage in engine

1.Spark ignition

2.Compression ignition

  • Based on number of cylinders in engine

1.Single cylinder engine

2.Multi cylinder engine

I.C engine Applications

  • Locomotives
  • Vehicles
  • In Industrial machines
  • Pumping sets
  • Air crafts
  • Hospitals
  • Current Generators




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